What is Obama coming to Latin America for?

 By mid-March, United States’ president, Barack Obama, will begin a historical trip through the Caribbean and Latin America. First stop will be in Havana, Cuba, where he seeks to consolidate the progress made on subjugating Castro’s regime to imperialism, in which the Pope, by the way, has had a major...

Why are the Patagonian workers struggling

 All over 2015, companies tried to charge the austerity plans on the workers’ backs, by imposing retirements without the corresponding relays, and by reducing personnel, restraining salary negotiations, confiscating part of the salary through the Income Tax*, which, with the current inflation imposed by the monopolies, corrodes our...

A new political cycle is beginning in Argentina

Finally, the "super" election year came to an end. After a deep political debate that reached all levels there is a new president and a new political cycle begins in Argentina. Keeping the pace with the others Latin-Americans "Popular Front" governments, the right turn given by the president...

On October 25 the only “tactical” vote is for the Left and Workers Front

The presidential debate has revealed the real dilemma in next October 25 general elections. It is increasingly clear that, although many candidates, there are only two proposals: either the vote to Scioli, Massa or Macri who propose more austerity and submission to imperialism or the building of a working...

Xenophobia is not just in Europe

The terrifying images showing the human tide escaping from hunger in their countries, from the bombing by the Syrian dictatorship of Bashar al-Assad or the atrocities of the Islamic State, and the closed the borders of European countries are spread around the world.  We shudder when we see wrecked...

40 years of the La Plata Massacre

On September 4 the "La Plata Massacre" completed 40 years. Eight militants from the Argentine PST were killed: Roberto Loscertales (Laucha), Adriana Zaldúa, Hugo Frigerio, Lidia Agostini, Ana Maria Guzner, Lorenzo Carlos Povedano, Patricia Claverie and Oscarcito Lucatti. The first five were executed on the night of September...

Great result for the Workers and Left Front in the primary election

The Workers and Left Front - FIT - has just performed a great primary election in the country reaching 730,000 votes, surpassing by almost 50% the previous presidential primaries (2011). With this momentum, it comes into the October race, in fact, as the fourth political force in the country.  With large...

Patents: a mechanism for looting the scientific knowledge

In the international division of labor, undoubtedly, the role of raw materials and natural resources exporter is imposed on Latin America. The control over them has led the imperialist countries to develop legal structures that allow the patenting of life forms and the knowledge associated with them. Everything embodied...

Why are there so many female homicides?

After the extraordinary demonstrations and rallies of June 3 , this question is present everywhere. But it's not the only one: Why are there so few convictions in cases of female homicides? Why - when it is known that a woman was beaten by her boyfriend or husband -...

Kirchnerism leaves a country much more dependent on imperialism

In one of her endless speeches delivered by nationwide TV chain, the Argentinian president Cristina Kirchner shows us a picture of a country that is marvelous for the people, where it is supposed that only the rich and powerful people complain. And yet everyday reality reveals a totally...

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